Elizabeth A. “Liz” (Mele) Kauset, 73, of East Hampton passed away unexpectedly on Friday March 4, 2022. Born on October 13, 1948 in Torrington, she graduated from Torrington High School in 1966 and worked for the past 20 years as an Executive Administrative Benefits Manager at Lorensen Enterprises, Inc. She shared a passion for the outdoors, particularly gardening, with her late husband Richard V. Kauset and beloved dog Bob. Liz was very witty, never afraid to speak her mind and had an amazing sense of humor. She enjoyed quality time with her family, celebrating holidays and sharing a laugh over a glass of wine. She was extremely creative, had an eye for decorating and a great sense of style.
Liz was the daughter of the late Anthony J. Mele and Katherine (Shimo) Mele of Torrington. She is survived by her daughter Danielle McGee and husband Patrick of West Granby, daughter Michelle Abrahamson and husband Chuck of Glastonbury, and was a loving grandmother to her five grandchildren, Caitlyn, Quincy, Maddee, Austin and Chase. She will be missed by her family, friends and especially her cat “Weebie”.
Funeral service and calling hours will be held on Tuesday March 15th from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m at Spencer Funeral Home, 112 Main Street in East Hampton, CT. If you so choose, in lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Protectors of Animals or a charity of your choice in her memory. To leave online condolences please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com.